There is this great action started by Utterlyengaged.com to unite the blogosphere donate and raise awareness of what is happening in Japan. Not focusing on nuclear plant saving activities or earthquakes but on how the people are going to go through the consequences of it. Here you can learn more about how to participate in [...]
Reading through all the online sources every morning, I was just thinking of the typology of online users. The ones whose blogs and sites I am following can mostly be described as the heavy online users. Young people, students, freelancers, mothers, designers with original ideas, curious about what is going on these days and very [...]
Mashable.com is the most influential social media news channel nowadays. A short review on today’s topics catches the spirit of our time and yes, it’s a bit strange: Julian Assange found guilty; Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber (never heard before) and Eminem – the top three videos on You Tube to reach one billion views; and [...]
Yes, it is everywhere. On TV shows, in real life or in books. A hero does drugs and tries to escape from reality and to find happiness. Cocaine is the metaphor for the time we live in. That’s an idea I found in a recent interview by the German weekly newspaper Die Zeit with French [...]
Valentine’s day today: It’s one of those days when most of us hurry to find a present as we never have time to do something nice and individual ourselves. And for sure, there are some wonderful things around. My choice is the Tory Burch paperweight. A couple of centuries ago it was not about presents [...]
I am going to leave without comment this time, as I am not a music expert. Just enjoy the video of Stjepan Hauser and Luca Sulic: the Smooth Criminal cello interpretation, the pictures, their passion.
Nowadays design defines our lifes, even our bodies: a frightening truth, Mateo Kries (curator at the Vitra Design museum) talks about in this Deutsche Welle video. The neverending stream of trends is nothing else than an instrument to speed up consumption. Successfully, it seems. Yes, we are victims. The solution of the German design expert: [...]
We live in a time in which the urge to control our life is more present than ever and the belief is stronger. What we haven’t found out is how exactly to successfully do this: a perfect prerequisite for a flourishing spiritual literature. A newly discovered book bribing us to try once again to change [...]